Bug 57995 - gnome-terminal flips edges on negative geometry
gnome-terminal flips edges on negative geometry
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-01-04 12:23 EST by Joe Harrington
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-18 17:54:42 EST
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Description Joe Harrington 2002-01-04 12:23:34 EST
When given negative geometry specifications (like -0-0) gnome-terminal
places the window on the desktop adjacent to the current window.  In the
example given, the window should appear in the lower-right corner, but
actually appears in the upper-left corner of the desktop below and to the
right of the current one.  The behavior is similar if only one part of the
position is negative: -0+0 should put the window in the upper-right corner,
but it appears in the upper-left corner of the desktop to the right.  In
some particular cases, and inconsistently in those cases, such a misplaced
terminal will also be resized to a much smaller size.

This is under gnome-core-1.4.0.4-38 on a 7.2 i386 with all updates.

--jh--
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-01-18 17:54:37 EST
This will most likely only be fixed with GNOME 2.
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2002-03-01 15:06:40 EST
I recently made this work for GNOME 2. It's very hard to make it work for 1.x
though. We'll get the fix when we upgrade.

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